The Green

 
 
ADDRESS
29 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 0DU 
 
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Mon to Wed 12noon-11pm, Thu 12noon-12midnight, Fri 12noon-1am, Sat 12noon-11pm, Sun 12noon-10.30pm
 

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The GreenNumber 29 Clerkenwell Green has been serving ale to thirsty Londoners since 1720 when the tavern which stood here had a small brewery attached. In 1805 it was known as the Fox and French horn and, following an interlude as offices and workshops in the 1920s, returned to its current role as a public house in November 2004 when it became known simply as The Green. Clekenwell takes its name from the Clerks' Well which you can still see through a glass window on Farringdon Lane. While the area around Clekenwell Green may not have much in the way of greenery it still retains a village vibe - appealing and unexpected for such a central location - with St James' church in the middle. The Green attracts a suited city crowd, drawn in by the lively bar and real ales. On the modern European menu there's always a choice of fresh fish and meat dishes, homemade pies and puddings with pretty much the same menu served both downstairs and in the quieter first floor dining room.

 

The Green events

 
TableCrowd And CompareTableCrowd And CompareDinner for Sharing Economy startups to break bread, network, share experiences and contacts.24th April 2014Thursday 24th April 2014 Where:
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Thursday 24th April 2014 - 7pm-11pm
Dinner for Sharing Economy startups to break bread, network, share experiences and contacts.
 

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Opening and closing times for The Green

Today (Friday) The Green closes at midnight

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LondonTown.com - The Green Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Chancery Lane Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Bowling Green Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Saffron Hill NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring The Green on LondonTown.com

 
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January in London 2012

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April in London 2012

Paul Merton: Out Of My Head Richmond Theatre, TW9 1QJ 8th April 2012 - 9th April 2012 The Have I Got News For You star proves there's more...

 
 
June in London 2012

Jimmy Carr: Gagging Order Richmond Theatre, TW9 1QJ 17th June 2012 - 18th June 2012 The hardest working man in comedy, Jimmy Carr, brings his acerbic (and often...

 
 
July in London 2012

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London Calendar 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near The Green

Near The Green
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  37% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 2 minutes from The Green
This boutique hotel in trendy Clerkenwell fits right in with the warehouse chic designer feel of the neighbourhood. Mixing vintage chairs with stark modern prints, there's ... More
 
 
 
The Rookery Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £96  38% off
Peters Lane, EC1M | 5 minutes from The Green
Filled with old fashioned touches like wood panelling, old paintings, stone flagged floors, claw foot baths and open fires, The Rookery has plenty of character. And ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Kings Cross - Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  26% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 8 minutes from The Green
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Dining near The Green

Near The Green
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dans Le Noir?
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
30-31 Clerkenwell Green, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as The Green
French-eclectic cuisine eaten in total darkness.Dining without the distractions, Dans le Noir? is basically just what it says it is - dinner "in the black". Emphasising ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Giant Robot
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
45 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Green
Serving brunch, lunch, dinner and drinks from 10am till late seven days a week, Giant Robot in Clerkenwell is the latest incarnation of cocktail bar Match ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Giant Robot
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
45 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 1 minute from The Green
Serving brunch, lunch, dinner and drinks from 10am till late seven days a week, Giant Robot in Clerkenwell is the latest incarnation of cocktail bar Match ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near The Green

Near The Green
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Scottish Ballet: Romeo and Juliet
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th May 2014
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from The Green
Choreographer Krzysztof Pastor transfers Prokofiev's rousing score to a war-ravaged Italian metropolis in the 20th century. The production is viewed as one of the Scottish Ballet's ...More
 
 
 
Olivier Dubois Company: Tragedie
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 8th, 9th and 10th May 2014
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from The Green
A modern piece which sees nine male and nine female dancers explore the human condition through nudity and movement, with particular focus on the concept of ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kidd Pivot / Crystal Pite: The Tempest Replica
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Friday 25th and Saturday 26th April 2014
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from The Green
Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite, a former dancer with William Forsythe's Ballett Frankfurt and Sadler's Wells newest associate artist, presents the UK premiere The Tempest Replica, her ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near The Green

Near The Green
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from The Green
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from The Green
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Volupte Lounge
London > Entertainment > Theatres
9 Norwich Street, Holborn, London EC4A | 9 minutes from The Green
Quirky, alternative cabaret club. From cream teas to secret organic cocktails, cabaret and comedy, Kuki La-Belle and Delores von Cotier’s cheeky club combines the naughty with the ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Green

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Green
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, EC1R | 2 minutes from The Green
The Werkstatt - meaning workshop in German - is a workshop for international designers and architects to meet, be inspired, play and create. A showcase for ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum and Library of the Order of St John
London > Attractions > Museums
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from The Green
This 16th century gatehouse was formerly the southern entrance to the Priory of the Medieval Order of St John and contains furniture, painting, silver, coins and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from The Green
A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang outs ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Green

The best shops and markets near The Green
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as The Green
Lesley Craze houses contemporary pieces of jewellery design in an interesting gallery shop. A range of materials is used, including both precious and semi-precious metals, and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
International Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
89 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Green
Superb family-run magic shop, offering props, books and videos for magicians of all abilities. Pick a deck of cards, any deck of cards, from their mysterious ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from The Green
Established in Clerkenwell in 1997, EC One jewellery has built up a glittering reputation for its individual, stylish jewellery. Husband and wife team Jos and Alison ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near The Green

Near The Green
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Green
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 8 minutes from The Green
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 10 minutes from The Green
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near The Green

The Green gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
My Chocolate Workshops
London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 5 minutes from The Green
Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate with this mouth-watering workshop. You will discover how chocolate is processed from bean to bar. Sample a variety of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 7 minutes from The Green
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 9 minutes from The Green
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near The Green

The best pubs near London The Green.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Three Kings
London > Nightlife > Pubs
7 Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Green
Tucked away down a Clerkenwell backstreet next to the graveyard of St James Church, The Three Kings is popular with the locals and a real find for ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Coach & Horses
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26-28 Ray Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from The Green
Although the excellent food is the main attraction here that doesn't mean the beers aren't important too. A choice of Young's Special, Fuller's London Pride, Adnam's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hat & Tun
London > Nightlife > Pubs
3 Hatton Wall, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 3 minutes from The Green
There's a return to tradition with the takeover of The Hat & Tun pub by Tom and Ed Martin (owners of nearby pubs The Well and ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near The Green

The Green clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Green
Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bleeding Heart Bistro
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 5 minutes from The Green
Set in an attractive cobbled courtyard, this candlelit bistro/wine bar is a taste of an older, more civilised world. Uniformed French waiters glide unobtrusively between tables ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bleeding Heart Tavern
London > Nightlife > Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 5 minutes from The Green
As the less formal sister of the Bleeding Heart Restaurant, the Tavern has kept the brand's warm welcome, slick service and top nosh intact while presenting ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near The Green

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Green.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crypt on the Green
London > Business > Venue Hire
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Green
The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from The Green
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bleeding Heart Yard
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 5 minutes from The Green
... More
 
 
 
 

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Professor Yasuki Hiramatsu
Exhibitions | Until 26th April 2014 

Lesley Craze Gallery

Bangles, neckpieces, brooches and rings made by the modern Japanese jewellery pioneer in the last 10 years of his career, ...More

Building Images: The Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards At The Werkstatt
Exhibitions | Until 25th April 2014 

The Werkstatt 2 minutes walk from The Green

An exhibition featuring shortlisted images from this year's Arcaid Images Awards competition, including the winning entry of the Trollstigen Visitor ...More

Building Images: The Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards
Building Images: The Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards
Exhibitions | Until 25th April 2014 

The Werkstatt 2 minutes walk from The Green

The Werkstatt, a brand new east London cultural hub opens to the public for the first time on 28th February ...More

 
John Patrick Reynolds: Asterix Screenprints
Exhibitions | Until 20th April 2014 

Craft Central 3 minutes walk from The Green

Prints of the classic French comic character Asterix the Gaul....More

Fabriclive
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 18th April 2014 

Fabric 5 minutes walk from The Green

Jack Beats, Zed Bias, Curses, AC Slater, Loadstar, Metrik, Culture Shock, Dimension, Etherwood, Frankee, Macpherson, MC Dynamite, AD, Felon, Sinjin ...More

Mail Rail: An Exhibition Of Photographs
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

British Postal Museum & Archive 7 minutes walk from The Green

Photographs taken throughout the Mail Rail network by Bradley Photography, Northumberland, documenting postal and transport history....More

Sol Calero
Exhibitions | Until 3rd May 2014 

Laura Bartlett At 10 Northington Street 7 minutes walk from The Green

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Re-staging Revolutions: Alternative Theatre In Lambeth, Camden 1968-88
Exhibitions | Until 10th May 2014 

Holborn Library 8 minutes walk from The Green

Photographs, documents and artefacts exploring the alternative theatre movement of the 1960s, 70s and 80s....More

BalletLORENT: Rapunzel (Over 7s)
BalletLORENT: Rapunzel (Over 7s)
Dance | Until 19th April 2014 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 9 minutes walk from The Green

balletLORENT returns to Sadler's Wells' annual two-day Family Weekend festival with a special adaptation of Rapunzel narrated by actress Lesley ...More

 
Family Dance Workshop (Over 6s)
Kids Events | Until 19th April 2014 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 9 minutes walk from The Green

An exploration of the story of Rapunzel....More

 
 
 
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